Members of the Carson Valley Arts Council and GE Energy are asking for a little help for GE's work day at Copeland Lumber May 31. They're asking folks who happen to be at the home store over the Memorial Day weekend to pick up a few items to help paint the place. Among the stuff they need is interior and exterior latex primer, rolls of plastic sheeting, drop cloths, paint roller covers and painters tape. Materials can be dropped off at the GE building at 1631 Bently Parkway.
I hear a crew has been spotted working on Toler Lane near Orchard in an effort to reopen the road. A culvert failed and water from the irrigation ditch was washing away the material supporting the road. I've received a call from someone who said Toler being closed is a pain for the folks who commute that way. Hopefully, the county will get it back in operation pretty quick. The road remains closed in the meantime.
Hope you weren't planning on starting your tan this weekend, because it's going to be cold and cloudy through the holiday. Highs will creep back into the 60s on Saturday and then to 70 on Memorial Day. There's a 30 percent chance that it will rain over the next four days, which in my book adds up to 120 percent. Today, expect a 20 percent chance of thunderstorms, increasing to a 30 percent chance of showers tonight and Friday. The possibility of thunderstorms returns Friday night and sticks around until Sunday.